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Maddy Price makes history on world stage with Canadian relay team
In front of thousands of international fans, recent Menlo School graduate Maddy Price made Canadian history with her national team in the 4x400-meter dash women’s relay. Running for Team Canada at the IAAF World Junior Championships at the University of Oregon on Sunday, Price anchored the 4x400 ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Bello, Vincenzo! Nibali wins Tour de France
PARIS — Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling’s greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. The 29-year-old Sicilian, who called himself “a flag-b...
By Jamey Keaten The Associated Press FULL STORY
New Hall of Fame class enshrined in Cooperstown
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Co...
By John Kekis The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Ex-big leaguer Glenn Hubbard has deep Hall of Fame ties
The sum of Glenn Hubbard’s 40 years in professional baseball, whether on the diamond or as a coach, can be described with one word — range. As a player, Hubbard never won a Gold Glove award. That is only because in manning second base for the Atlanta Braves through most of the 1980s, his elite...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu’s third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night. Ryu (12-5) moved within two wins of his rookie total last year and improved ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Top of A’s order fuels win over Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas — John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night. Jaso had a run-scoring single during Oakland’s five-run second inning and added a two-run double in the fifth. The Athletics’ first three batters — Jas...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Niners’ DE Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL
SANTA CLARA — Lawrence Okoye speaks as if he is hoping to win a contest for the Oxford University debate team. That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish. The rugby player turned track and field athlete turned football player has been accepted to the prestigious English educat...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
QB Matt McGloin once again buried on Raiders depth chart
NAPA — Not a lot has changed in the year since Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent. He’s still buried on Oakland’s depth chart, still spending most of his time in practice waiting for the occasional rep or two with the offense. The only differe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jeff Gordon ties record with 5th checkered flag at IMS
INDIANAPOLIS — With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race — no given because restarts have been Gordon’s Achilles heel — to pass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne with 17...
By Jenna Fryer The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Atletico beats Earthquakes in Candlestick finale
SAN FRANCISCO — Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie Sunday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park. Guillherme Siqueira, Gabi and Mar...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Courtney Force wins NHRA Nationals
SONOMA — Courtney Force beat father John Force in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday to break a tie with sister Ashley Force Hood for career Funny Car victories by a female driver with five. Courtney Force outran her 65-year-old father with a 4.253-second pass at 296.24 mph in her Ford Mustang. ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Walsh Jennings, Ross win World Series of Beach Volleyball
LONG BEACH — Top-seeded Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross won the World Series of Beach Volleyball on Sunday, beating fifth-seeded Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas of Brazil 21-17, 21-17. “We love you,” Wash Jennings told the fans after the match. “We appreciate playing in t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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Virgin America files plans for IPO
The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares. Virgin Amer..
San Bruno alleges misconduct, seeks removal of CPUC president
San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to remove California Public Utilities Commissi..
Israel denies striking Gaza hospital, park
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has denied its forces were responsible for an attack on a hospita..
UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an imme..
Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once ..
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